Personal Data Protection Imperatives & PDPA (2020) Updates for Management and Data Protection Officers

Offered by CET

Short Course / 1 day (8 hours) / TGS-2022012164

Note: The Oct and Nov 2022 runs for this course are now open, please click on the APPLY button to submit your application. To receive an alert about the future runs for this course, please click on the INDICATE INTEREST button. Thank you.
Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Trainer Profile
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

This course is suitable for Data Protection Officers seeking to be updated on the latest PDP Act (2020). It is also beneficial for busy executives and management, providing them with a strategic and cursory overview of the importance and impact of personal data protection on their company and global competitiveness.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn about the following:

  1. Introduction to the data protection frameworks: motivation and trend
  2. The importance of data protection to businesses in the digital economy
  3. Understand Singapore’s PDPA (with new amendments) and DNC provisions
  4. Protect my company and comply with the amended PDPA
  5. Learn from others’ mistakes through real data breach cases
  6. Where to find free resources


Run 1

Course Dates: 20 Oct 2022
Application Period: 1 Aug – 18 Sep 2022
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Mode of Delivery – Synchronous Online

Run 2

Course Dates: 29 Nov 2022
Application Period: 1 Sep – 30 Oct 2022
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Mode of Delivery – Synchronous Online

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Trainer's Profile

Wong Kar Hong

Founder and Chief Consulting Officer, Young Technology Consulting Pte Ltd

Kar Hong has 30 years of experience in information technology. He specialises in data privacy and protection and Geographic Information System (GIS)

He is the founder of Young Technology Consulting Pte Ltd and specialises in data protection consultancy. His company is also an official training partner of International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP) which trained many Data Protection Officers (DPO) and regional DPO.

Kar Hong was a National Computer Board overseas scholar. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with double degree in computer science, mathematics, and economics. He also has a MSc in Management of Technology from NUS and a MSc in Bioinformatics from NTU.

He is a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and has a Practitioner Certificate in PDPA (Singapore). He is also Advanced certificate in Learning and Peformance (ACLP) certified.


Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass assessments.

Entry Requirements

Management and or DPOs will be suitable to attend this course

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 16 Mar 2022 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders, please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.)

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fees$377.71
Singaporeans aged below 40, Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$113.31
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$42.71
Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$42.71
Others (and Repeat Students)$377.71